Organising a workshop

Workshops organisers are generally Sport Governing Bodies (SGB) or Local Authorities (LA).  If you are looking to arrange a workshop for your own club or organisation you should check the Training Course listings, and with your relevant SGB or LA to see if they have any scheduled or if they can organise one for you.

If you would like to arrange your own safeguarding workshop follow the procedures below.

Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport (CWPS)   

This workshop must be registered with sportscotland utilising the Workshop Registration Page

Checklist to help plan your workshop  

Responsibilities of the workshop organiser:

  1. Registering workshop with sportscotland
  2. Book venue with required specification/equipment
  3. Contact and book tutor
  4. Ensure required resources are available
  5. Advertise and take bookings for workshop ensuring learners are notified that they MUST complete Module 1.
  6. Pay tutor
  7. Provide sportscotland with a register of attendees (We will reply with certificates, within 2 weeks)
  8. Distribute certificates

Approved Tutors

sportscotland approved tutors are self-employed.  The approved tutor workforce are self-employed and trained by sportscotland to deliver CWPS.  They must complete the sportscotland Professional Development Award (PDA) in Sport Education (or hold equivalent qualification) and attend orientation events and other CPD throughout the year to remain on the approved tutor list. 

The quality of the tutors workforce is vital for ensuring children are kept safe in sport and the success of CWPS programme.  The workforce is integral to the development of a world class sporting system and sportscotland ensures a highly qualified and trained workforce through its quality assurance framework.

A list of tutors is available on the Approved Tutor List. Workshop organiser should contact a tutor directly when arranging a workshop.  Due to COVID19 restrictions Module 2 can be delivered virtually.  The Approved Tutor List indicates which tutors are able to deliver virtually.

Certificates

The course organiser is responsible for issuing certificates to learners.  Organiser's must provide a list of attendees to safeguarding.training@sportscotland.org.uk to enable the generation of the certificate.  Please note certificates will only be generated when learner have completed Module 1 and 2.

If you have not received your certificate within 4 weeks, in the first instance check with the course organiser.  

Child Wellbeing and Protection Officer (CWPO)

To organise a CWPO workshop including virtual classroom and check availability of courses email safeguardinginsport@children1st.org.uk  

Date published: 18 November 2019
Date updated: 25 September 2020

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